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Non-Sworn Fire Service Professional

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Non-Sworn Fire Service Professional program is designed for students who need basic preparation courses to pursue a non-sworn career as a fire service professional and/or more comprehensive information about life safety, fire hazards, and prevention. A unique feature of the program is that the instructors are professional fire service personnel including firefighters.


Academic Plan Code: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
Effective term: 
2020 Fall
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.

Admission criteria


Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
FSC105Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations3
FSC106Introduction to Fire Protection3
FSC108Fundamentals of Fire Prevention3
FSC113Introduction to Fire Suppression3
FSC208Firefighter Safety and Building Construction3
FSC215Customer Service in the Public Sector3
  • Describe the chemical processes utilized in dealing with hazardous materials incidence. (FSC105)
  • Identify the chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials. (FSC105)
  • Analyze the problems concerning fire prevention techniques, procedures, regulations, code enforcement, and occupancy survey. (FSC106, FSC108, FSC208)
  • Explain the characteristics and behavior of fire and extinguishing agents. (FSC113)
  • Discuss fire suppression organization, basic fire fighting tactics, and public relations as affected by fire suppression. (FSC113)
  • Evaluate the methods of attacking, controlling, and extinguishing various types of fires. (FSC113)
  • Describe personal and practical skills needed to enhance customer service in the public sector. (FSC215)

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